July 30, 2019
It’s essential that terminating a staff member’s employment complies with Australia’s workplace rules and employment law. Unfortunately, many smaller businesses slip-up with how they dismiss their staff.
July 23, 2019
How well your team works together underpins business results. Therefore, managing poor workplace performance is essential, but you must manage it correctly to avoid a range of risks.
July 15, 2019
Inadvertently giving staff incorrect pay or entitlements ranks as one the greatest business traps that SMEs face.
July 08, 2019
Unwittingly breaking employment law is a grave risk that many SMEs face. Australian employment law sets down your legal obligations for employing people. The penalties and fines for non-adherence to these laws are substantial. And of course, as the well-used warning makes plain, “Ignorance of the law is no excuse.”
July 01, 2019
When you recruit staff, you take on significant risks – this is especially true in small and mid-size businesses. That’s because SMEs function like HR pressure-cookers. Bad hires and poor performance can bleed directly into customer relationships and staff morale, quickly turning business prospects toxic.
June 24, 2019
Your local schools, restaurants and hospitals all have standards that they must follow. The reason for these standards is simple: to manage risk and deliver high-quality services every time.
May 15, 2019
We recognise the bully on the big screen. Biff from Back to the Future; Nelson Muntz from The Simpsons; Draco from Harry Potter; the mean girls from Mean Girls. Their actions are ongoing, deliberate and harmful. But do we always recognise bullying in the workplace? Are we clear on what ‘management action’ is and when it crosses the line to become bullying?
April 30, 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman’s (FWO) Annual Report stated there had been an increase of 44% in anonymous complaints over the last year; that’s over 15,000 tip-offs. Inadvertently giving staff incorrect pay or entitlements ranks as one of the greatest business risks that SMEs face. But let’s face it – it’s complicated.
February 12, 2019
Learn how to plan and deliver products and services to any location in Australia – no matter how ambiguous the address with what3words.
February 11, 2019
Hiring the right person for the right job has always been a challenge. Will the candidate fit the culture? Will their skills be adequate? Will the questions asked at the interview capture a true reflection of the candidate, or will they simply provide a distorted view of their capabilities?